Tag Archives: All the Rivers Run

Ollie Goes to Camp!

Ollie the Otter visited the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center with the students from Chagrin Falls. He wanted to share his camp experience with everyone, since every time you purchase a stuffed Ollie at Trail Mix , 40 percent of the … Continue reading

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Meet the CVEEC’s 2014-2015 Intern Staff

Meet our new staff! We are excited to welcome a new group of field instructor interns for the 2014-2015 school year. They will spend the next ten months teaching classes, hanging out with students, and enjoying the Cuyahoga Valley National … Continue reading

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End of the Internship Reflection

As we approached the last week of our 2013-2014 resident programs, we asked our intern staff to reflect back on the year.  Here is what they had to say: MADDIE: Any advice for future interns? Take advantage of the park, … Continue reading

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From Camper to Teacher

This week at the CVEEC, we were joined by 7th grade students from St. Paul Catholic School in North Canton, Ohio.  Colleen Justus, the lead school coordinator for their trip, is actually a former camper of our resident program! Colleen … Continue reading

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5 Things You Might Not Know About the CVEEC

  1. The CVEEC has been hosting school groups since 1994. Cuyahoga Valley Association (CVA), a non-profit organization consisting of two employees at the time, agreed to operate the Environmental Education Center in 1993.  They partnered with the National Park … Continue reading

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Winter at the CVEEC

It’s easy to imagine camp in the summer time; sunny skies, green grass, t-shirts, bugs, and frogs galore.  So… what do we do here in the winter?  Though the skies are often gray, the grass is dead and covered in … Continue reading

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The Story of the Stonecutter

(adapted from a Chinese fable) Once upon a time, there lived a stonecutter.  His job, all day long, was to hike through the mountains, break off slabs of rock, and carry the slabs back down to the village.  Though stonecutting … Continue reading

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Interview with Ranger Pam Barnes

Park service employees hold a wide variety of positions and expertise.  From law enforcement, to resource management, to administration, to maintenance, to interpretation, everyone has an important role to make the park function.  We’ve interviewed Pam Barnes, one of the … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW? (Vol. II)

Each year, the CVEEC hires a fantastic team of Field Instructor Interns.  They spend the year teaching, learning, and living here in the national park.  Since 1994, more than 150 Field Instructor Interns have spent a year with us, interacting … Continue reading

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Farm School 2013

Where does our food come from?  Where is it grown and how does it get to our plate?  Are some foods healthier than others?  What does it take to become a farmer? Akron students from Findley CLC spent three days … Continue reading

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